The Supreme Court struck down limits Wednesday in federal law on the overall campaign contributions the biggest individual donors may make to candidates, political parties and political action committees. The justices said in a 5-4 vote that Americans have a…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The major campaign committees collected almost a half-billion dollars in 2013 — a year when just two states chose governors, two had special Senate elections and six House districts had unplanned races — and spent most of it.
By Associated Press
The legalities of political campaign fundraising will be examined during a one-day September session of the Supreme Court on Monday, when the court hears arguments challenging the constitutionality of recently passed campaign finance legislation.
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
After years of failed attempts to amend the nation's campaign finance rules, the Senate sent a sweeping reform bill to the president Wednesday.
After a rancorous fight over the scope and length of debate, the House Thursday put off consideration of sweeping campaign finance reform.
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